Topics discussed were the Big 5 Crisis, Sexual Revolution, and Sexuality. During the group dynamics the students were informed of the emerging crisis; teenage pregnancies, suicide, HIV-AIDS, illegal drugs, and school dropouts. They shared that the causes of these were due to family problems, lack of information, peer pressure, curiosity, and bad influences. They also present some solution such as counselling, family and values nurturing, and information drive. There was also a question of who will do or implement the solution and they responded that It should be the government, the parents, and most importantly each individual.
Based on the participant’s reflection papers they showed some level of maturity, focused on their studies, and present some positive characteristics, such as;
• They have strong faith in God,
• Give importance to family and respect to parents,
• Acknowledged they still need to learned more especially on the topic of sexuality, and
• They have the desires to strengthen their values.
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The forum on VALUES OF SEXUALITY with the theme: “Strengthening the Core Values of the Filipino Children” was held on August 05, 2017, 1:00 o’clock to 5:00 o’clock in the afternoon at Timber City Academy, Multi-Purpose Hall, Montilla Blvd., Butuan City.
It was organized by Timber City Academy as approved by the Board of Trustees and through the management of the School Administrator, the School Principal, and the support of Faculty and Staff. Pure Love Network serves as the Resource Speaker of the event.
The objectives of the forum are to inform the parents of Timber City Academy of the emerging crisis that directly affect our children and offered to them some simple ways on how to protect their children from the crisis.
The forum discussed the Big 5 Crisis namely, teenage pregnancies, suicide, HIV/AIDS, Illegal Drugs, and school dropouts and the solution to suppressed the crisis. Also discussed were Parenting Tips, Sexuality, Courtship, Relationship, Marriage, and Sex.
The activity run smoothly and from parent’s impressions, they said it’s very informative and updated, very helpful, the topics are very important, it addresses our needs, and it’s a blessing.